Job Title: State Geologist/Director

Job #: 17570

Benefits: Yes

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

This an APPOINTED (AD) position

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This year’s Earth Science Week at the Utah Geological Survey welcomed 669 students for hands-on, educational fun! We learned about rocks and minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, geologic processes, and more. Thank you for another fabulous Earth Science Week – see you next year!

Special thanks to the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge (ROCK) for providing educational materials for students and teachers, as well as the experts and volunteers that helped make UGS Earth Science Week a great success:

Ben Sears
Wendy Sears
Sue Dickey
Joe Dabelko
Alice Sikorski (ROCK)
Danielle Montague-Judd
Ethan Cowgill
Dave Simon (Simon Bymaster, Inc.)
Lisa Miller
Jack Bloom (Rio Tinto, ret.)
Rachel Adams (CH2M Jacobs)
Robyn Keeling
Dave Garbrecht
Alari Emory (Office of Energy Development)
Leslie Heppler (Division of Oil, Gas, & Mining)
Jan Morse (Division of Oil, Gas, & Mining)
Mark Gwynn (Division of Oil, Gas, & Mining)
Buck Ehler (Division of Forestry, Fire, & State Lands)

Central Wasatch Range, Salt Lake County

Photographer: Zach Anderson © 2018

Pennsylvanian- and Permian-age limestone and sandstone are illuminated by the setting sun near Grandview Peak.